Hot Performer of the day: Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO)


Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) currently has a “Hold” signals on Composite indicators by TrendSpotter. While the Short-Term Technical Indicators for the stock on 7-Day Average Directional Indicator shows “Sell” signal. 10 – 8 Day Moving Average Hilo Channel shows “Sell” signal. While 20-Day Moving Average VS Current Price shows “Sell” Signal.

Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) lost -2.89 Percent and closed its previous trading session at $14.45. The stock traded with the average Volume of 12.96 Million at the end of last session.

Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) has the Market Capitalization of 12.28 Billion. The Stock has its 52-week High of $19.28 and 52-Week Low of $10.55 and it touched its 52-week high on 12/12/16 and 52-Week Low on 08/18/17.

The company reported its last earnings Actual EPS of $-0.08/share. While, the analyst predicted that the company could provide an EPS of $-0.13/share. Hence the difference between Predicted EPS and Actual EPS reported is $0.05/share which shows an Earnings Surprise of 38.5 Percent.

Several analysts are forecasting growth estimate of Marathon Oil Corporation for the current quarter to be 70%. Their projections for the Next Quarter growth is 71.4 percent. While for the Next 5 years, the company could expect a growth of -135% per annum, whereas in the past Five years Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) showed a growth of -6.23 Percent per annum.

Sell side analysts plays vital role in buying and selling a stock where 4 analysts rated Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) as Buy, 0 analysts given Outperform signal, 2 reported Hold, and 0 analysts rated the stock as Sell.

The stock’s current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is -3.84% where SMA50 and SMA200 are 0.38% and 5.75% respectively.

The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of -27.5%. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at -52%. While it’s Return on Investment (ROI) value is -7.3%.

Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) currently has a Weekly Volatility of 3.55% percent while its Monthly Volatility is at 2.77% percent. While talking about Performance of the Stock, Marathon Oil Corporation currently has a Weekly performance of -2.03%, monthly performance percentage is -11.51 percent, Quarterly performance is 22.67 percent, 6 months performance shows a percent value of 19.52% and Yearly Performance is -21.25 percent.

Company Profile:

Marathon Oil Corporation is a leading exploration and production company with extensive operations across four core regions – Africa, Middle East, Europe and North America. As of year-end 2014, Marathon had approximately 2.2 billion oil-equivalent barrels (BBOE) in proved reserves (80% liquids and 67% developed). The company’s business is organized into three segments – North America Exploration and Production, International Exploration and Production, and Oil Sands Mining. In July 2011, Marathon completed the spin-off of its refining/sales business into a separate, independent and publicly traded company Marathon Petroleum Corporation (Ticker: MPC).